The situation is very dismal in the dome. I've been reading about the conditions, they're deplorable.
One woman commented that it was worse than prison, seeing as in prison you get to use the toilet, eat, and drink water when you're thirsty.
Here's a couple of links.
Lemme know if those links work. They do for me, but they may not for others.
In any case, there are reports of rapes, a suicide jumper, armed civillians running through the corridors, feces on the walls, along with blood,
people banging on metal shutters and screaming at guards to bring them water.
One woman claims to have witnessed a rape in the women's bathroom, along with others. They apparently didn't stop it, and the culprit disappeared
back into the crowd without being apprehended.
Others have been without necessary medicine for days. People suffering asthma who don't have their inhalers have to suffocate in the nasty heat
building up inside that place.
It's hard to sleep without fear of theft or assault, so people are not only dehydrated and hungry, they're scared and suffering from a lack of
It's bad and getting worse, from what I can tell.
I can say this much, if I lived in the area when the storm hit, I certainly wouldn't have gone to the superdome. There's an interesting line in one
of thsoe links above, it gives the impression that people aren't told they won't be able to leave the dome until they're already in the dome.
Did anyone else get that impression?